Registration is now open for the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference (#UMDCC18) at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Join your digital collections colleagues for 1.5 days of networking, sharing of best practices, and hands-on learning.



The Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference (#UMDCC18) features:

  • Keynote speaker Abigail Potter (Digital Innovation Labs, Library of Congress) on using digital collections as data and new digital initiatives at the Library of Congress
  • 3 pre-conference workshops on planning sustainable digital projects at resource-strapped institutions, implementing DPLA rights statements, and building strategies to provide access to born-digital materials
  • 18 breakout sessions to choose from
  • An opening reception at the Minneapolis Institute of Art


Registration Fees

  • Pre-conference workshops (Nov. 8th): $50
  • Conference (Nov. 9th): $75
    Includes a light breakfast and lunch
  • New! student rate: 50% off


Hotel Options

We have rate agreements with a few area hotels for Wednesday, November 7- Friday, November 9. Please note that you will need to make your reservation by October 8 to receive the discounted hotel rate. When you make your hotel reservation, identify yourself with the 2018 Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference group, unless otherwise noted. Visit the website for more information about hotels.


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Thank you to all our sponsors! Opening reception sponsors include:


Conference sponsors include:


Posted on behalf of the Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference planning committee